What does grown-up mean?

Definitions for grown-up

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word grown-up.


  1. grown-up(Noun)

    An adult.

  2. grown-up(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or suitable for adults.

  3. grown-up(Adjective)

    Having a mature outlook.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grown-up in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grown-up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Christopher Morley:

    We've had bad luck with our kids -- they've all grown up.

  2. Lord Billingsley:

    By the time I'd grown up, I naturally supposed that I'd be grown up.

  3. Sean Stewart, Perfect Circle, 2004:

    One of the things about being a grown-up is learning how to act right even when you feel wrong.

  4. Anthony Quayle:

    I've grown up in this city. I love this city, and I want to be a part of bringing it back together.

  5. Susan Wetzel:

    If he doesn't, he's not going to get my vote, we need a grown-up in office, we don't need a little kid.

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